Criminal Justice-coas | Violence in the Black Community
P420 | 1535 | Oliver
This course examines the causes and consequences of interpersonal violence
among African Americans. Major emphasis will be devoted to an analysis of
how various social factors (e.g., racial discrimination, female-headed
families, drug abuse and dysfunctional definition of masculinity) contribute
to violence in the African American community.
Readings: To be announced.
Requirements: Final grade for the course will be determined on the
Research Paper 70%
Final Exam 30%
Class Meeting: One 150-minute seminar each week (M, 2:30-5:00P, SY 002)
Course Will Satisfy: CJUS major 400-level requirement
Instructor: Professor William Oliver, Criminal Justice Department